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board president toni preckwinkle asks for legal action against joe berrios who's accused of hiring family members. and you can call it jailhouse rock. the new music proggram being introduced today at cook county jail. plus live music this midday from jacob jeffries band. they're on stage tonight at the elbo room. >> [music] that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause symptoms such as sweating, shakiness, confusion and head
more by cook county assessor joe berrios. a nephew of berrios was hired by jesse white five weeks after berrios put the son of white's longtime chief of staff on his payroll. through a spokesman white says it's nothing more than a coincidence. berrios says the hires were based on merit. the cook county ethics board has already accused berrios of violating the county's ban on nepotism by having his son his daughter and his sister on his payroll. illinois secretary of state police and the chicago bears are working together at tonight's game to conduct a disability parking enforcement sting. it's taking place from noon until 8 p-m today at the waldron parking deck, located just south of soldier field. the current fee for parking in a disability parking space is 2- hundred-50 dolars. repeat violators can face fines of 7-hundred-50 dollars for their second offen next legal cases involving two members of the kennedy family are back in the spotlight. also ahead lance armstrong is officially stripped of his tour de france titles. and the death toll rises in the fungal meningitis outbreak.
victims who were convicted as a result of the phony confessions. cook county assessor joe berrios says he'll ignore a subpoena by the county's inspector general. berrios is being ordered to explain an illegal property tax break given to one of his employees. but he's refusing to hand over the paperwork that allowed the employee to get that benefit. berrios is already fighting the county ethics board, which recently ordered him to fire his son and daughter because their hiring violated county law. berrios insists the law doesn't apply to him. this is the first strike since the formation of district 112. more than 400 teachers are on the picket lines in highland park and highwood. both sides remain far apart at the negotiating table. north shore education association members went on strike at midnight, forcing the cancellation of classes for 45-hundred elementary and middle school students. the district would not speak to the media, but stressed a committment to reaching a deal as soon as possible. oak terrance elementary and two other facilities are open as activity centers for abo
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